EC802 Low Power VLSI Design

Course Name: 

EC802 Low Power VLSI Design


M.Tech (VLSI)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0) 4


Introduction to Low Power VLSI. Modeling and Sources of Power consumption. Power estimation at different design levels. Power optimization for combinational circuits and sequential circuits Voltage scaling Approaches. Low energy computing using energy recovery techniques. Low Power SRAM architectures. Software design for low power. Computer Aided Design Tools. Case studies Recent trends in low-power design for mobile and embedded application.


Kaushik Roy, Sharat Prasad, Low-Power CMOS VLSI design, John Wiley, 2000.
L. Benini and G. De Micheli, Dynamic Power Management Design Techniques and CAD Tools, Springer, 1998.
K.-S. Yeo and K. Roy, Low-Voltage Low-Power Subsystems, McGraw Hill, 2004.
S. G. Narendra and A. Chandrakasan, Leakage in Nanometer CMOS Technologies, Springer, 2005.
Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio, Andreas G. Andreou, Low-Voltage/Low-Power Integrated Circuits and Systems: LowVoltage Mixed-Signal Circuits IEEE Press Series on Microelectronic Systems 1999
NPTEL Video Lectures


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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